What are nursing diagnosis for BPH?
Nursing Diagnosis Based on the assessment data, the appropriate nursing diagnoses for a patient with BPH are: Urinary retention related to obstruction in the bladder neck or urethra. Acute pain related to bladder distention. Anxiety related to the surgical procedure.
What are nursing interventions for TURP?
The following are a few tips to aid your recovery:
- Fluid intake. During the first 1-2 weeks after the operation it is important to drink plenty of fluid to flush any new bleeding from the bladder.
- Antibiotics. Sometimes after a TURP patients are discharged on antibiotics.
Are there any special nursing considerations when caring for with BPH?
Provide and encourage meticulous catheter and perineal care. Reduces risk of ascending infection. Recommend sitz bath as indicated. Promotes muscle relaxation, decreases edema, and may enhance voiding effort.
How do you take care of a TURP?
How can you care for yourself at home?
- Rest when you feel tired.
- Be active.
- Allow your body to heal.
- Ask your doctor when you can drive again.
- Many people are able to return to work within 1 to 3 weeks after surgery.
- Do not put anything in your rectum, such as an enema or suppository, for 4 to 6 weeks after the surgery.
How long does it take to recover from TURP surgery?
Many people are able to return to work within 1 to 3 weeks after surgery. Do not put anything in your rectum, such as an enema or suppository, for 4 to 6 weeks after the surgery. How long does it take to fully recover from TURP surgery? It usually takes between 3 and 4 weeks to fully recover from a TURP.
What to expect after TURP prostate surgery?
Temporary difficulty urinating. You might have trouble urinating for a few days after the procedure.
Is TURP a major surgery?
TURP is a major surgery with serious risks and potential complications. You may have less invasive treatment options. Why would a TURP be performed? TURP is often recommended when prostate enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia) causes troublesome symptoms and fails to respond to treatment with medication.
What is TURP procedure?
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) surgery is a procedure to relieve symptoms of benign prostate enlargement in males. TURP is a highly effective treatment option that has few risks of complications and a relatively quick recovery time.